My Life as a Fake

My Life as a Fake

by Peter Carey

Other book format Publication Date: 04/03/2004

 
In Melbourne in the late 1940s, a young conservative poet named Christopher Chubb decides to teach his country a lesson about pretension and authenticity. But over the ensuing years his audacious act of literary ventriloquism takes on a much darker resonance.
ISBN:
9780571216215
9780571216215
Category:
Fiction
Format:
Other book format
Publication Date:
04-03-2004
Publisher:
Faber & Faber, Limited
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
177x112x19mm
Weight:
0.16kg
Peter Carey

Peter Carey was born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, and now lives in New York. He is the author of fourteen novels (including one for children), two volumes of short stories, and two books on travel.

Amongst other prizes, Carey has won the Booker Prize twice (for Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang), the Commonwealth Writers' Prize twice (for Jack Maggs and True History of the Kelly Gang), and the Miles Franklin Literary Award three times (for Bliss, Oscar and Lucinda and Jack Maggs).

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